[Mono-dev] gdiplus font rendering on a headless system

Sebastien Pouliot sebastien.pouliot at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 19:30:42 EST 2008

Hello Timothy,

On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 17:13 -0600, Timothy Smith wrote:
> We are porting our ASP.NET app that was developed orginally on Windows
> (well with linux as the target using mono). 
> The web app creates PNG images on-the-fly that are comprised of other
> bitmap sections and dynamically created text using DrawString(...).
> My question is - what is the minimum requirements for a headless
> server 

This isn't possible at the moment.

> to generate text using fonts? (I am not really an "X" guy - I prefer a
> shell any day.)  This is going to be an embedded system so space is
> crucial - I don't want a full fledge X server. So I would need Cairo,
> FreeType and ??? The error below is from our non-X install.
> The GDIPLUS error is "The requested FontFamily could not be found"
> Thanks!
> -- 
> Timothy B. Smith
> Venturality, Inc.
> 847-420-2378
> web: http://www.venturality.com
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